Serve in aSnifter glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
FLAME cinnamon powder on a suitable surface and upend snifter glass over smoking cinnamon and leave to capture smoke while mixing ingredients. STIR other ingredients with ice and strain into cinnamon smoked glass.
|3 pinch||Ground cinnamon|
|1 1⁄3 fl oz||Bacardi Ocho Anos|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Rittenhouse bottled-in-bond straight rye whiskey|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Pedro Ximénez sherry|
|1⁄3 fl oz||Dark crème de cacao liqueur|
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Rich and cinnamon spiced with chocolatey raisin, this stirred spirituous cocktail is a great after dinner cocktail.
Adapted from a recipe created for Bacardí Legacy 2017 by Grace Tsai at Bar 21, Tainan, Taiwan.
Inspiration: “Inspired by the history of Bacardí family and production process of Bacardí Gran Reserva 8 Años rum, ‘Apóstol’ mixes this rum with dark chocolate and cinnamon. The spirit, aged in a dark, damp barrel for more than eight years, symbolizes the painstaking process of achieving success. The burning of the cinnamon powder symbolizes war and suffering, while the bitter-sweetness of the dark chocolate symbolizes hard work and the eventual sweetness of success.
“As a follower of Don Facundo Bacardí Massó, the meaning behind my Legacy cocktail is not only my own experience as a bartender, but also the ‘untameable’ spirit of Bacardí.”